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Armada Hoffler Properties (NYSE:AHH) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Armada Hoffler Properties (NYSE:AHH) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. The brokerage currently has a $11.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective suggests a potential upside of 16.03% from the company’s current price. According to Zacks, “Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It is engaged in developing, building,... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Adecoagro (NYSE:AGRO) to “Hold”

Adecoagro (NYSE:AGRO) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Adecoagro S.A. operates as an agricultural company in South America, with operations in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. The Company is engaged in farming crops and other agricultural products, cattle and dairy operations, sugar, ethanol and energy production and land transformation. Adecoagro S.A. is based in Luxembourg. “ A... 
 

Jefferies Financial Group Lowers AISIN SEIKI CO/ADR (OTCMKTS:ASEKY) to Hold

AISIN SEIKI CO/ADR (OTCMKTS:ASEKY) was downgraded by investment analysts at Jefferies Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Several other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. UBS Group lowered shares of AISIN SEIKI CO/ADR from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, March 30th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of AISIN SEIKI CO/ADR from a “hold” rating to a “sell”... 
 

Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Wells Fargo & Co

Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by investment analysts at Wells Fargo & Co in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, AnalystRatings.com reports. They presently have a $29.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock, up from their prior price target of $27.00. Wells Fargo & Co‘s price objective indicates a potential upside of 13.73% from the company’s previous close. Several other research firms have also commented on WBS. UBS Group... 
 

The Wendy’s (NASDAQ:DRI) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

The Wendy’s (NASDAQ:DRI) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, BidAskClub reports. Shares of The Wendy’s stock opened at $72.19 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $8.32 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.78. The company’s 50 day moving average is $76.52 and its 200 day moving average is $85.95. The Wendy’s has a twelve month low of $26.15 and a twelve month high of $128.41. The Wendy’s... 
 

Cyberark Software (NASDAQ:CYBR) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub

Cyberark Software (NASDAQ:CYBR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, BidAskClub reports. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on CYBR. Cowen cut their price target on shares of Cyberark Software from $145.00 to $115.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, April 21st. TheStreet cut shares of Cyberark Software from a “b-” rating to a “c+”... 
 

Coherent (NASDAQ:COHR) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

Coherent (NASDAQ:COHR) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, BidAskClub reports. Several other brokerages have also commented on COHR. Stifel Nicolaus cut their price target on shares of Coherent from $178.00 to $170.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, May 28th. Benchmark lowered their target price on shares of Coherent from $175.00 to $168.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a... 
 

Denali Therapeutics (NASDAQ:DNLI) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

Denali Therapeutics (NASDAQ:DNLI) was upgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, BidAskClub reports. DNLI has been the topic of several other reports. TheStreet upgraded Denali Therapeutics from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 20th. Morgan Stanley reduced their target price on Denali Therapeutics from $30.00 to $28.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report... 
 

Corbus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CRBP) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

Corbus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CRBP) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, BidAskClub reports. Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on CRBP. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Corbus Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, June 8th. Nomura boosted their price objective on shares of Corbus Pharmaceuticals from $12.00 to $32.00 and gave... 
 

Comparing Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) & Raytheon Technologies (NYSE:RTX)

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) and Raytheon Technologies (NYSE:RTX) are both large-cap multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Honeywell International and Raytheon Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Honeywell International 17.38% 33.60% 10.48% Raytheon... 
 

AstroNova Inc (NASDAQ:ALOT) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

AstroNova Inc (NASDAQ:ALOT) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 171,900 shares, a growth of 8.5% from the June 15th total of 158,500 shares. Approximately 2.7% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 43,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.0 days. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AstroNova from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research... 
 

Akcea Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKCA) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Akcea Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKCA) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on developing and commercializing drugs to treat patients with cardiometabolic diseases caused by lipid disorders in the United States and internationally. The Company’s drug pipeline consists of volanesorsen, AKCEA-APO(a)-LRx, AKCEA-ANGPTL3-LRx... 
 

Intu Properties plc (OTCMKTS:CCRGF) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Sell” by Brokerages

Shares of Intu Properties plc (OTCMKTS:CCRGF) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Sell” from the five ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation. CCRGF has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “underweight” rating on shares of Intu Properties in a report on Wednesday, April 1st. AlphaValue lowered shares of Intu Properties from a “buy” rating... 
 

Telenor ASA (OTCMKTS:GJNSY) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Telenor ASA (OTCMKTS:GJNSY) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the six analysts that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has assigned a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on GJNSY shares. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Telenor ASA in a research report on Thursday, April 23rd. UBS Group reiterated... 
 

Critical Survey: CNFinance (CNF) and Its Rivals

CNFinance (NYSE: CNF) is one of 40 public companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare CNFinance to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation. Valuation & Earnings This table compares CNFinance and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio CNFinance $444.17 million $77.36... 
 

HUGO BOSS AG/S (OTCMKTS:BOSSY) Given Neutral Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

HUGO BOSS AG/S (OTCMKTS:BOSSY)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Jefferies Financial Group downgraded HUGO BOSS AG/S from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 29th. Citigroup reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of HUGO BOSS AG/S in a research report on Monday, March... 
 

Cargojet (OTCMKTS:CGJTF) Given New $183.00 Price Target at Royal Bank of Canada

Cargojet (OTCMKTS:CGJTF) had its target price lifted by equities researchers at Royal Bank of Canada from $157.00 to $183.00 in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 51.89% from the company’s current price. Several other analysts also recently weighed in on CGJTF. Scotiabank lifted their target price on shares of Cargojet from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the company... 
 

GVC (OTCMKTS:GMVHF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank

GVC (OTCMKTS:GMVHF)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by research analysts at Deutsche Bank in a research report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. A number of other analysts have also recently commented on the company. HSBC reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of GVC in a research report on Monday, March 23rd. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of GVC in a research report on Tuesday, May 19th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of GVC in a research... 
 

Barclays Reiterates “Overweight” Rating for Hellofresh (OTCMKTS:HLFFF)

Hellofresh (OTCMKTS:HLFFF)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Barclays in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Hellofresh in a research report on Wednesday, June 10th. Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating on shares of Hellofresh in a research note on Wednesday, May 6th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated... 
 

UBS Group Downgrades Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS) to Neutral

Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS) was downgraded by equities researchers at UBS Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on CS. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Credit Suisse Group in a report on Thursday, June 25th. Morgan Stanley restated a “buy” rating on shares of Credit Suisse Group in a report on Wednesday, May 27th. Cfra cut their price target... 
 

Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Columbia Banking System, Inc. is a registered bank holding company whose wholly owned subsidiary, Columbia State Bank,conducts a full-service commercial banking business. Headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, the Company provides a full range of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals and other... 
 

Comtech Telecomm. (NASDAQ:CMTL) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Comtech Telecomm. (NASDAQ:CMTL) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes many... 
 

Centogene (NASDAQ:CNTG) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Centogene (NASDAQ:CNTG) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Centogene is a commercial-stage company focused on rare diseases that transforms real-world clinical and genetic data into actionable information for patients, physicians and pharmaceutical companies. The Company?s goal is to bring rationality to treatment decisions and to accelerate the development of new orphan drugs by using their knowledge... 
 

Cohu (NASDAQ:COHU) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Cohu (NASDAQ:COHU) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Cohu is a leading supplier of semiconductor test and inspection handlers, micro-electro mechanical system (MEMS) test modules, test contactors and thermal sub-systems used by global semiconductor manufacturers and test subcontractors. “ COHU has been the topic of a number of other research reports. B. Riley boosted their price... 
 

Contrasting Cellectis (NASDAQ:CLLS) and Oyster Point Pharma (NASDAQ:OYST)

Cellectis (NASDAQ:CLLS) and Oyster Point Pharma (NASDAQ:OYST) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Cellectis and Oyster Point Pharma’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Cellectis -93.27% -17.60% -13.84% Oyster Point Pharma N/A -130.97% -43.06% Earnings... 
 

Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) Price Target Cut to GBX 1,593

Imperial Brands (LON:IMB) had its price target cut by Morgan Stanley from GBX 1,656 ($20.38) to GBX 1,593 ($19.60) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Stock Target Advisor reports. The firm currently has an “underweight” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 10.63% from the company’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on IMB. Royal Bank of Canada upped their target price on Imperial Brands from GBX 1,600 ($19.69)... 
 

Photo-Me International (LON:PHTM) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity

Photo-Me International (LON:PHTM)‘s stock had its “under review” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Canaccord Genuity in a research report issued on Tuesday, Digital Look reports. Separately, FinnCap reissued a “corporate” rating on shares of Photo-Me International in a report on Tuesday. Shares of Photo-Me International stock opened at GBX 55.60 ($0.68) on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 57.02, a current ratio of 1.47 and a quick ratio of 1.21. The firm has a fifty day moving average... 
 

Barclays Increases Relx (LON:REL) Price Target to GBX 2,080

Relx (LON:REL) had its target price hoisted by investment analysts at Barclays from GBX 1,910 ($23.50) to GBX 2,080 ($25.60) in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage presently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. Barclays‘s target price points to a potential upside of 13.07% from the company’s current price. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 2,000... 
 

Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVCY) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVCY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. The firm presently has a $17.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target would indicate a potential upside of 19.89% from the stock’s current price. According to Zacks, “Central Valley Community Bank is the sole subsidiary of Central Valley Community Bancorp. The Bank... 
 

NextEnergy Solar Fund (LON:NESF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital

NextEnergy Solar Fund (LON:NESF)‘s stock had its “house stock” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Shore Capital in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, Digital Look reports. LON NESF opened at GBX 106.80 ($1.31) on Tuesday. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 107.04 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is GBX 112.59. NextEnergy Solar Fund has a twelve month low of GBX 1 ($0.01) and a twelve month high of GBX 126.50 ($1.56). The company has a quick ratio of 1.94, a current... 
 

Plus500 (LON:PLUS) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

Plus500 (LON:PLUS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by research analysts at Liberum Capital in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on PLUS. Berenberg Bank dropped their price target on Plus500 from GBX 1,120 ($13.78) to GBX 1,080 ($13.29) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, June 9th. Peel Hunt reissued an “under review” rating on shares of Plus500 in a report on Tuesday, April... 
 

John Laing Group (LON:JLG) Price Target Cut to GBX 375

John Laing Group (LON:JLG) had its target price dropped by investment analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from GBX 415 ($5.11) to GBX 375 ($4.61) in a research note issued on Tuesday, Stock Target Advisor reports. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada’s target price indicates a potential upside of 28.78% from the company’s current price. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on JLG. Barclays lowered their price target on shares of John Laing Group from GBX 425 ($5.23)... 
 

Pure Wafer (LON:PUR) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Pure Wafer (LON:PUR)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Peel Hunt in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. PUR opened at GBX 109 ($1.34) on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 38.71, a quick ratio of 5.10 and a current ratio of 5.15. Pure Wafer has a 1 year low of GBX 25.05 ($0.31) and a 1 year high of GBX 132 ($1.62). The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 81.81 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 52.98. About Pure Wafer Pure Gold Mining... 
 

Youdao (NYSE:DAO) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Youdao (NYSE:DAO) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Youdao Inc. is an intelligent learning company primarily in China. It engages in developing and using technologies to provide learning content, applications and solutions. The company also develops learning apps and smart learning devices as well as online courses. Youdao Inc. is based in HANGZHOU, China. “ Several other research... 
 

Omega Diagnostics Group’s (ORPH) “Corporate” Rating Reaffirmed at FinnCap

Omega Diagnostics Group (LON:ORPH)‘s stock had its “corporate” rating restated by analysts at FinnCap in a report issued on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 109.85, a current ratio of 0.90 and a quick ratio of 0.69. Omega Diagnostics Group has a 1 year low of GBX 4.50 ($0.06) and a 1 year high of GBX 16.50 ($0.20). About Omega Diagnostics Group Open Orphan plc develops a data access platform for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. It operates a virtual rep, a pharmaceutical... 
 

JD Sports Fashion (LON:JD) Given “Buy” Rating at Shore Capital

JD Sports Fashion (LON:JD)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Shore Capital in a research note issued on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on JD. Royal Bank of Canada cut JD Sports Fashion to an “underperform” rating and upped their target price for the stock from GBX 570 ($7.01) to GBX 625 ($7.69) in a research report on Monday, June 8th. Goldman Sachs Group upped their target price on JD Sports Fashion from GBX 670 ($8.25)... 
 

Polypipe Group (LON:PLP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital

Polypipe Group (LON:PLP)‘s stock had its “under review” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Shore Capital in a research report issued on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on PLP. Deutsche Bank raised shares of Polypipe Group to a “buy” rating and increased their price objective for the company from GBX 435 ($5.35) to GBX 550 ($6.77) in a research note on Wednesday, March 18th. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Polypipe Group... 
 

LPA Group (LON:LPA) Given Corporate Rating at FinnCap

LPA Group (LON:LPA)‘s stock had its “corporate” rating reissued by research analysts at FinnCap in a research note issued on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. LON LPA opened at GBX 64 ($0.79) on Tuesday. LPA Group has a one year low of GBX 60 ($0.74) and a one year high of GBX 117 ($1.44). The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 67.33 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 82.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 28.59, a quick ratio of 1.16 and a current ratio of 1.96. The firm has a market capitalization... 
 

Peel Hunt Upgrades Impax Asset Management Group (LON:IPX) to “Buy”

Impax Asset Management Group (LON:IPX) was upgraded by investment analysts at Peel Hunt to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Stock Target Advisor reports. The brokerage currently has a GBX 420 ($5.17) price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of GBX 400 ($4.92). Peel Hunt’s target price points to a potential upside of 12.60% from the company’s previous close. LON:IPX opened at GBX 373 ($4.59) on Tuesday. Impax Asset Management Group has a 12 month low of GBX 191 ($2.35) and a 12 month high... 
 

Orion Energy Systems (NASDAQ:OESX) Upgraded to “Hold” by ValuEngine

Orion Energy Systems (NASDAQ:OESX) was upgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Several other analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Roth Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $10.00 target price on shares of Orion Energy Systems in a report on Wednesday, July 1st. B. Riley reduced their price objective on Orion Energy Systems from $6.00 to $5.00 and set a “buy”... 
 

Analyzing theglobe.com (OTCMKTS:TGLO) and Moody’s (OTCMKTS:MCO)

Moody’s (NYSE:MCO) and theglobe.com (OTCMKTS:TGLO) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Moody’s and theglobe.com, as provided by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Moody’s 0 4 8 0 2.67 theglobe.com 0 0 0 0 N/A Moody’s... 
 

Financial Comparison: Weyland Tech (OTCMKTS:WEYL) versus International Money Express (OTCMKTS:IMXI)

International Money Express (NASDAQ:IMXI) and Weyland Tech (OTCMKTS:WEYL) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and dividends. Profitability This table compares International Money Express and Weyland Tech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets International Money Express 6.74% 61.48% 13.21% Weyland... 
 

KERING S A/ADR (OTCMKTS:PPRUY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada

KERING S A/ADR (OTCMKTS:PPRUY)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Royal Bank of Canada in a report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered KERING S A/ADR from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 12th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of KERING S A/ADR in a research report... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades EMCORE (NASDAQ:EMKR) to Hold

EMCORE (NASDAQ:EMKR) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “EMCORE Corporation offers a broad portfolio of compound semiconductor- based products for the broadband, fiber optic, satellite and terrestrial solar power markets. EMCORE’s Fiber Optic segment offers optical components, subsystems and systems for high-speed data and telecommunications networks, cable television and fiber-to-the-premises.... 
 

OGE Energy (NYSE:OGE) Upgraded at UBS Group

OGE Energy (NYSE:OGE) was upgraded by investment analysts at UBS Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat.com reports. The brokerage presently has a $35.00 target price on the utilities provider’s stock, up from their prior target price of $31.00. UBS Group’s target price suggests a potential upside of 13.67% from the company’s current price. OGE has been the subject of several other research reports. Mizuho dropped their... 
 

Vista Gold Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:VGZ) Short Interest Update

Vista Gold Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:VGZ) (TSE:VGZ) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 198,300 shares, a decrease of 11.0% from the June 15th total of 222,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 383,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.5 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. A number of brokerages have issued reports on VGZ. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $2.25 target... 
 

Regional Health Properties Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:RHE) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

Regional Health Properties Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:RHE) saw a large drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 89,400 shares, a drop of 10.0% from the June 15th total of 99,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 165,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 days. Currently, 5.9% of the company’s shares are sold short. RHE opened at $1.34 on Thursday. Regional Health Properties has a 1 year low of $0.75 and a 1 year high of $3.12. An institutional investor recently... 
 

VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR (OTCMKTS:VWAGY) & Workhorse Group (OTCMKTS:WKHS) Head-To-Head Contrast

VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR (OTCMKTS:VWAGY) and Workhorse Group (NASDAQ:WKHS) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation and profitability. Profitability This table compares VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR and Workhorse Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR N/A N/A N/A Workhorse Group -44,265.98% N/A -29.96% Valuation... 
 

Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT) versus Apollo Investment (NYSE:AINV) Critical Survey

Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE:PPT) and Apollo Investment (NASDAQ:AINV) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation. Profitability This table compares Putnam Premier Income Trust and Apollo Investment’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Putnam Premier Income Trust N/A N/A N/A Apollo... 
 

Contrasting SouthCrest Financial Group (OTCMKTS:SCSG) and AmeriServ Financial (OTCMKTS:ASRV)

AmeriServ Financial (NASDAQ:ASRV) and SouthCrest Financial Group (OTCMKTS:SCSG) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations. Institutional & Insider Ownership 40.3% of AmeriServ Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.1% of SouthCrest Financial Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.3% of AmeriServ... 
 
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